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. the big mistaking that had people thinking they had gotten the bargain of the year. >>> but first, here are your options. resign or be fired. that is the ultimatum that was just given to nearly 200 educators tied to one of the largest school cheating scandals in u.s. history. it was just over a week ago, a state investigation revealed 178 teachers, including 38 principals, woulding at 44 schools cheated for students on standardized tests in atlanta. on monday, interim superintendent erroll davis replaced four superintendents and one principal in the atlanta public school scandal. now a letter has been sent to the 178 teachers, principals and administrators who were on the state investigative report as either confessing to or being implicated in the cheating. davis has ordered that educators resign by next wednesday or they will face termination. he says the culture inside the school district has to change. >> people failed children, they cheated. and we can't allow that to happen and we can't allow anyone who was involved with that to remain in our system. >> now, staff replacement may
with your life. >> it's big business coming into the country hidden in unbelievable ways. what's the strangest thing you've seen in heroin smuggling? >> it has to be the liquid heroin inside the puppies. >> and a controversial heroin overdose antidote. you'll see it bring a user back from the edge of death. >> there he is. back from the dead. >> heroin, a deadly drug and a business that is still flourishing and recruiting new customers every day. our kids. >> i watched two of my friends die from it. >> the parents like to say it's not happening so we close our eyes and kids continue to die. >> heroin is one of the most addictive drugs known. it's cheap. it's easy to get. once a user is hooked, it can be for life. for the drug traffickers who deal in it, it's a hugely profitable business. heroin use is a major problem in the northeastern u.s. and the federal drug enforcement agency is working hard to do something about it. we rode along with the dea in new jersey as undercover agents hit the streets in search of heroin. it didn't take long. >> the surveillance team is all set up
to do that. we have to be honest, you agree? >> yes! >> look, i'm a very big supporter of the military. you are going to tell me we spend more than 500 billion, we can't find ways? >> my brother was kill, special forces. you are telling me that we just killed the most evil person in the world, okay many he was sent there in 2005, in afghanistan. i found out later that he's hiding in pakistan. we need to support our military, our families and don't forget our gold star, honor and remember. >> agree with you 100%. you know how we can support them even more? is there any money wasted? you walk down this building. i believe in education. you know my background. i don't come from wealth. i came from a small school, put my own way through. i started a company, my own job at 19. i took the risk. >> are you saying the military is wealthy? >> no. listen to my point. you go down to the department of education building, the average salary there is over $100,000. what if that money was sent to the classroom instead of down the street? you agree? so how much money is spent in that pentagon and not
the road so we did not end up in this fiscal mess. >> everyone is going to the movies and a big story in the country right now and it relates to what is going on in the debt battle, the white house versus congress right now, battling, and president and cantor, reminiscent to harry potter and it ends this week. there is president obama versus speaker boehner. >> it would be terrifying if they had magical powers. how scary. >> who would be harry potter? >>dave: we will give you an idea, we compared the two in a roll out of this battle versus harry potter. look at this. >> i've been hearing from my republican friends for some time it is a moral imperative to tackle our debt and deficit in a serious way so i have said to them, let's go. >> we are in a crisis. >> i'm voting "no," on the debt ceiling. >> failing to raise the debt ceiling would be armageddon. >> i will not sign a 30-day or 60-day or 90-day extension. >> this debt limit increase is his problem. >> failure is not an option. >> this could have been avoided. >> you think you can hold the government ransom? >> we will in the supp
serious about solving the big problem, and that was sort of the subject of my first book in 2007 looking ahead to the 2008 presidential race, and the big issues in education and health care, in energy, in the environment, jobs, and so on, and i think that you can really see that playing out in washington right now as we have this debate about the budget, and that this budget date in so many ways has become about paul ryan and his plan and his thinking of the budget, but that the idea that we as a nation can all agree that there is one guy in washington talking seriously about the budget is an indictment of everyone else in congress who is not, that we're sort of at this appointment where, oh, you want to talk about the budget? there's one guy who is taking this seriously. he's the one thinking about how to solve the budget problem, and, you know, these are huge issues. i mean, generational issues that are going to have to be solved one way or the other, and the fact that there is not a larger debate that involves more people on both sides of the aisle i think is a stunning indictment of
special interests and big corporations tax breaks that middle-class americans do not get. it is pretty simple. i do not think oil companies should continue to get big tax breaks when they make tens of billions in profits. i do not think hedge fund managers should pay taxes at a lower rate than their secretaries. i do not think it is fair to ask nothing of someone like me when the average family sees their income decline over the last decade. when many of you are just trying to stretch every $1 as far as it will go. we should not put the burden of deficit reduction on the backs of people who have already borne the brunt of this recession. it is not reasonable and it is not right. if we are going to have seniors, students, middle-class americans to separate, then we have to ask corporations and wealthy americans to share. we have to ask everyone to play their part because we are all a part of the same country. we are all in this together. i have put things on the table important to me and democrats, and i expect republican leaders to do the same. after all, we have worked together like t
one last plea for a grand bargain. >> we have a unique opportunity to do something big. we have a chance to stabilize america's finances for a decade. >> reporter: if the republicans continue to refuse to compromise on taxes, the president said voters will remember in next year's elections. >> i think what the american people are paying attention to is who seems to be trying to get something done? and who seems to be just posturing and trying to score political points? >> reporter: the president said he's willing to put everything on the table, including democratic sacred cows like social security and medicare, even raising the possibility of higher medicare premiums for upper-income seniors. in return, he called on republicans to agree to tax hikes on corporations and wealthy americans as part of a deal to cut deficits by $4 trillion over the next decade. republican speaker john boehner says there is no chance of that. >> there can be no tax hikes because tax hikes destroy jobs. >> reporter: boehner blamed the president for the impasse. >> we ask the president to lead, we ask h
, heading off to war, a big city hospital like the one where i work, can be a perfect training ground. >> this doctor stops to check on an injured patient. he suffered massive abdominal injuries at the maryland factory job when he was caught in a conveyer belt. >> we will keep an eye on that. >> his cousin peter translates into the creole of their native haiti. but rimshaw treats cancer. why is he here? dr. john renshaw is deploying to the frontlines of stafghanistano treat the war wounded. before he goes, he along with other medical personnel, will complete a tour at the university of maryland trauma center in baltimore. sharpening their ability to deal with critical trauma patients. >> the worunds appear to be superfici superficial. >> trauma. >> trooper one. 15 up. ten minutes back. category a. priority one. >> every day, dozens of trauma patients are wheeled into the bays. some are accident victims. this young man came with multiple stab wounds. right alongside the civilian trauma doctors, nurses and techs and military personnel. >> the injuries that i treated here are the closest
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